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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, July 18, 2014 at 6:38:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, July 18, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 97° 56' West

The ground speed is currently 433.38 meters/second, 1560.2 kilometres/hour, 969.5 miles/hour or 842.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.16 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.3"969.10 miWest0° 00' 26.8"0.51 miSouth969.12 mi
24 hours0° 01' 00.5"1.09 miEast0° 10' 53.3"12.48 miSouth12.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 18, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' North, Longitude: 164° 26' East

The ground speed is currently 443.07 meters/second, 1595.0 kilometres/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.52 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 43.0"990.99 miWest0° 09' 46.2"11.19 miNorth990.84 mi
24 hours12° 04' 45.9"825.85 miEast3° 36' 43.2"248.26 miNorth857.99 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pachuca *Fri 1:38 PM124 km77 miles67 nmSouthwest SW
Tizayuca *Fri 1:38 PM163 km101 miles88 nmSouthwest SW
Texcoco *Fri 1:38 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ecatepec *Fri 1:38 PM190 km118 miles103 nmSouthwest SW
Vicente Guerrero *Fri 1:38 PM202 km126 miles109 nmSouth S
Mexico City *Fri 1:38 PM209 km130 miles113 nmSouthwest SW
Puebla *Fri 1:38 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth S
Querétaro *Fri 1:38 PM260 km161 miles140 nmWest W
Cuernavaca *Fri 1:38 PM260 km162 miles140 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Veracruz *Fri 1:38 PM268 km167 miles145 nmSoutheast SE

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